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  • Phone
    (562) 944-0351 ext. 5846
  • Email
    sos.director@biola.edu
  • Fax
    (562) 906-4567
  • Location
    Student Union Building (Upper Level West)

Office Hours

  • 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. (Monday – Friday)

    8:00 a.m.–12 p.m. (Friday - summer only)

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You’re finally here.
Now what?

At Biola University, there are more programs, events, and opportunities than you might expect. Student Orientation Services (SOS) is a diverse group of student leaders that has been trained to help you find your way as you enter this new community. We will do our best to help you connect with other students, faculty, ministries, and a local church.

It’s our privilege to serve you!


Biola Welcome Week 2019

Liability Release Form

All new students must submit this form to participate in Biola Welcome Week 2019 (August 29–September 7).

Sign Liability Release Form

Download Welcome Week 2019 App (Now Available!)

Recommended for most up-to-date information, event reminders, etc. Download the Attendify App from the App Store or Google Play and search for "Biola Welcome Week 2019". 



Department Members

Director, New Student Orientation & Transitions
Lynda Conner
Orientation Program Coordinator
Amy Kral
SOS Director
Madison Niessen
SOS Director

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